CCRC statement on the findings at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School

Late last week, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced the devastating news that the findings from a survey of the grounds of the former Kamloops Indian Residential School have uncovered the remains of 215 children buried at the site.  It appears that these remains are of missing children whose deaths have not been documented. According to CBC News, The …

Children Write: CCRC writing competition

A reminder that the CCRC’s first annual writing competition closes June 1. This contest is open to students in Canada from grades 4 through 12.   Please share widely with your networks!! Here is the link to the English competition submission form and the French form. Deadline: June 1, 2021 Each student is eligible to …

May 2021 Right to Education Commentary

Children’s Rights and Education from the Perspective(s) of Children and Youth Dr. Daniella Bendo, of King’s University College at Western (Childhood and Social Institutions), and CCRC Board Member discusses how the pandemic has highlighted the lack of children’s rights awareness and implementation in Canada, and where we can go from here to re-prioritize children’s participation …